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San Diego County, CA June 5, 2012 Election
Member of the State Assembly; District 77 Voter Information

A runoff will be held on 11/6/2012 between the top 2 candidates who received the most votes. The runoff will be held even if one candidate receives a majority of votes in this election.

Results as of Jul 16 4:38am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (295/295)
Candidates (Vote for 1)
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Brian Maienschein Click here for more information about this candidate 45,071 votes 47.3%

  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: United Way Commissioner on Homlessness
  • Former San Diego City Councilmember
  • Led recovery efforts after two wildfires; disaster recovery plan he created is now a national model
  • Received 100% rating from Chamber of Commerce for his work to create jobs
  • Created Project 25 to reduce homelessness, save taxpayer money, and help veterans
  • Graduate of local schools, and has kids attending school in the local school district
  • Reduce unemployment and help provide jobs for all Californians
  • Protect our education system
  • Implement fiscal reform and reduce out-of-control spending
Ruben "RJ" Hernandez Click here for more information about this candidate 23,075 votes 24.2%
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Small Businessman/Educator
  • BA Sociology w/Business Management emphasis
  • Former Town Councilmember, Rancho Penasquitos
  • Former Director of Local Affairs, University of California Riverside External Relations Dept
  • Economic Growth (Jobs)
  • Budget Reform
  • Education
Dustin M. Steiner Click here for more information about this candidate 14,406 votes 15.1%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Legislative Advisor to San Diego County Board of Supervisors
  • Chairman of the Miramar Ranch North Planning Committee
  • Delegate to the California Republican Party
  • Alternate to the Central Committee for the County Republican Party
  • 2010 recipient of the Wendell Cutting Award for Legislative Staff Member of the Year
  • BA Political Science, minored in History from University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Master's degree in Public Policy from American University in Washington, DC
  • Education Reform
  • Reduce the Size of Government
  • Public Safety
Greg Laskaris Click here for more information about this candidate 12,639 votes 13.3%
  • Occupation: Community College Teacher
  • Party: No Party Preference (independent)
  • BA, Social Sciences, Portland State University
  • MA, Education/TESOL, Alliant University
  • More than a decade of teaching in local Community Colleges
  • Native Californian, educated in CA public schools
  • Former broadcasting and marketing executive
  • Insure low cost, high quality higher education and strong K-12 public schools
  • Expand apprenticeship and job training programs to all Californians, including our vets, to reduce unemployment
  • Close unfair tax loopholes that penalize small business

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